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 South Dakota Mines is partnering with five regional universities thanks to a $1 million grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation Engines (NSF Engines) program.  

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Monday, May 1, 2023
South Dakota Mines and Black Hills State University have jointly hired a new sustainability coordinator who will help develop and lead student education and research efforts and drive campus sustainability initiatives that reduce the impact on the environment while saving money.
Friday, April 28, 2023
A team of South Dakota Mines students has created a mobile stage, called the BeethoVAN, that allows Rushmore Music Festival pop-up concerts in city parks, small towns and rural areas across the Northern Great Plains.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
 South Dakota Mines took home first place and four out of five top spots in the student division at 2023 South Dakota Governor’s Giant Vision Business Competition held this week in Sioux Falls. The competition is highly competitive and is the biggest of its type in the state. Mines students or alumni have received top honors at the competition for ten years in a row. 
Tuesday, April 25, 2023
South Dakota Mines CAMP, a student-centered, hands-on engineering program, is adding three new teams: the Moonrockers, the Mines Association of Rocketeers (MARS) and the Unmanned Aerial Systems Team (UAS).
Friday, April 21, 2023
South Dakota Mines will host a ribbon cutting for the new Glassblowing Lab inside the university foundry at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2023. The lab is an addition to the National Science Foundation funded Art and Engineering (A+E) program hosted inside the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at Mines.  
Monday, April 17, 2023
 South Dakota Mines will host high school students on April 20 who will take part in the annual international IceCube Masterclass. During the workshop, the students will get a chance to work with the actual dataset measured by the international IceCube Neutrino Observatory, located at the geographic South Pole. 
Friday, April 14, 2023
A team of South Dakota Mines mathematics and computer science students captured top honors at the MinneMUDAC data science competition held at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn. Mines took home a second place honorable mention and was one of three teams recognized among the 28 universities in the undergraduate division.  
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